There’s no shortage of Phoenix comedy clubs to visit when you’re looking to yuk it up for a night.
Nationally-known acts bring their star power to the stage at venues such as Stand Up Live and the Tempe Improv. You can also see up-and-coming amateurs and improv troupes hone their skills at the National Comedy Theatre, The Torch Theater and more.
Enjoy a cold cocktail and some national headlining comedians at the Stand Up Live venue in downtown Phoenix. Guests never have to worry about missing part of an act to head to the bar since servers can been found quietly taking orders and making sure you have everything you need.
50 W. Jefferson St., Phoenix 85003
The audience isn’t just there to watch the shows at The Torch Theatre – they become a part of the show! While making you laugh until you cry, the actors in the long-form improv allow the audience to throw out suggestions and watch as they think on the spot.
4721 N. Central Ave., Phoenix 85012
The Tempe Improv hosts a variety of acts and genres of comedy, ranging from local names to nationally-known stars. Some past headlining acts at Tempe Improv include Frank Caliendo, Gabriel Iglesisas, Carlos Mencia, and Kevin Nealon.
930 E. University Dr., Tempe 85281
If you’re looking for a whole different kind of comedy, the National Comedy Theatre may be just what you need. The club’s improv comedians will give you a hysterical, unique and highly interactive show. With games and scenes all based on audience suggestions, you never know what you are going to see or hear.
Details: 1111 S. Longmore, Mesa 85202
Among the many bars and restaurants that Old Town Scottsdale is known for, there is another go-to spot that has been around for years. The Comedy Spot is one of the Valley’s longest running comedy clubs and has featured comedians like Yannis Pappas, Lisa Landry, David Koechner, and Kristin Key.
7117 E. 3rd Ave., Scottsdale 85251
Jester’Z Improv specializes in live improv performance and gives its audience a clean, family-friendly experience every night. Guests are encouraged to provide suggestions to actors and comedians, giving you a truly unique show every time. If you have ever wondered how the professionals can think and act on the fly so easy, you can learn for yourself at one of the many improv classes that Jester’Z offers.
1061 N. Dobson Rd. #114, Mesa 85201
The Chaos Comedy Improv will give you a night of side-splitting laughter that is fit for the whole family. The vibrant, quick-witted cast offers their audience an incomparable show of unscripted comedy every night.
10806 N. 32nd St., Phoenix 85028
Award-winning comedian and comedy club owner Rick Bronson brings his House of Comedy to Phoenix. Bronson’s other House of Comedy location in Minnesota has hosted comedians such as Norm MacDonald, Tom Green, Harland Williams and more, and is sure to bring the same kind of talent to the new Phoenix location.
5350 E. High Street, Suite 105, Phoenix 85054